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Submitted by: punkdude63

Song: Phoenix with a Heartache
Artist: Kids in the Way
Album: Safe from the Losing Fight
Tabbed by: Punkdude63

I wrote this tab because I couldn't find a complete one for this song.

Drop D tuning (DADGBE)

Intro Gtr. 1       111111's are 11's, and 101010's are 10's
E---------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------]
G---------------------------------------------------------]
D-1111111111111111-44444444-88888888-4444444444-3333-6666-]
A-1111111111111111-44444444-88888888-4444444444-3333-6666-]
D-1111111111111111-44444444-88888888-4444444444-3333-6666-]

Intro Gtr. 2  3x
E----------------]--------------------------------]
B----------------]--------------------------------]
G-6666-11-10-----]-1111111111111111-10101010-8888-]
D-xxxx--x--x-----]--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-xxxx-]
A-4444--9--8-----]--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--8-8-8-8-6666-]
D----------------]--------------------------------]

Verse
E----------------------------------]
B----------------------------------]
G----------------------------------]
D-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666-6-]1x
A-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666-6-]
D-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666-6-]
  .. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .
E-----------------------------------]
B-----------------------------------]
G---6---6---6---6---5---5---5---5/6-]
D-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666----]3x
A-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666----]
D-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666----]
  .. ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Chorus 1
Both guitars play 1st part              Gtr. 1                Gtr. 2
E------------------------------------]--------------------]------------------]
B------------------------------------]--------------------]------------------]
G------------------------------------]--------------------]-11----10----8----]
D-1111111111111111-44444444-88888888-]-44444444-3333-6666-]--x-x8--x-x4-x-x4-]
A-1111111111111111-44444444-88888888-]-44444444-3333-6666-]--9-----8----6----]
D-1111111111111111-44444444-88888888-]-44444444-3333-6666-]------------------]

Chorus 2
Gtr. 1
E-------------------------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------------------------]
G-------------------------------------------------------]
D-11~----------4~---------8~-----------4444444444444444-]
A-11~----------4~---------8~-----------4444444444444444-]
D-11~----------4~---------8~-----------4444444444444444-]
                                       ................
Gtr. 2
E-------------------------------]
B-------------------------------]
G-6~/11-10-6~/11-10-6~/11-10-8~-]
D-x~/-x--x-x~/-x--x-x~/-x--x-x~-]
A-4~/-9--8-4~/-9--8-4~/-9--8-6~-]
D-------------------------------]

Then play chorus 1 again, like an interlude. Then...

Verse
Chorus 1
Chorus 2
Chorus 1 (shorter this time)

Then he plays this little riff.

E-------8---8--8--]
B-----9---9--9----]
G---8---8--8------]
D-8---------------]
A-----------------]
D-----------------]

Solo Thingy
E-------------------------------------]
B-------------------------------------]
G-----5----5h65h6p5-----5----5h56h6p5-]
D-888--888----------666--666----------]2x    "IM HOLDING UP THE SKY !!!"
A-888--888----------666--666----------]
D-888--888----------666--666----------]

Bridge:

E-----------------------------------------]
B-----------------------------------------]
G-----------------------------------------]
D-88888888-66666666-44444444-1-33-44-1111-]2x
A-88888888-66666666-44444444-1-33-44-1111-]< These are 1's
D-88888888-66666666-44444444-1-33-44-1111-]
                                     ....

2nd time Gtr. 2 plays this:

E---------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------]
G-1010101010101010-88888888-66666666-10101010-1111-131313-]
D--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-xxxxxxxx-xxxxxxxx--x-x-x-x--x-x--x-x-x-]
A--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-66666666-44444444--8-8-8-8--9-9-111111-]
D---------------------------------------------------------]

Then Gtr 1 plays chorus 1, and 1 Gtr. 2 plays this:

E---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
B---------------------------------------------------------------------------]
G-1313131313131313-11111111-1010101010101010-1111111111111111-10101010-8888-]
D--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x-x-x-x-xxxx-]
A-1111111111111111--9-9-9-9--8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--8-8-8-8-6666-]
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------]

Then play chorus 2 with Gtr. 1 strumming the chords all the way through.
After that play chorus 1 again and end with Gtr. 1 playing this...

E----------------------------------]
B----------------------------------]
G----------------------------------]
D-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666-6-]2x
A-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666-6-]
D-88-888-888-888-866-666-666-666-6-]
  .. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .

Symbols:
h= hammer on
p= pull off
.= palm mute
/= slide up
\= slide down
~= let note ring 
              
              Hope this tab helped out, it was my first one so sorry if it was 
              a little confusing.  Anyways, feel free to post corrections, 
              comments, or whatever.  Kids in the Way rock!!!   Have fun. 
              
                                                       - Punkdude63

Comments about this tab

chickachonk - 2005-12-27

AWESOME!! dude, i love this song! great job on the tab.
God bless


krutchfan66 - 2006-01-13

good job boi


susbandgeek1990 - 2006-05-06

Awsome job on the intro except for the 1st note(which is x466xx...not 111xxx) on the rythem guitar.


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